|Tuesday||January 14 Jan 14||Milad-un-Nabi|
|Sunday||January 26 Jan 26||Republic Day||Commemorates the establishment of the Constitution of India|
|Friday||February 28 Feb 28||Maha Shivratri||Celebrated on the 13th night/14th day in the Krishna Paksha|
|Sunday||April 13 Apr 13||Mahavir Jayanti||The most important religious holiday in Jainism|
|Monday||April 14 Apr 14||Dr Ambedkar Jayanti||Birthday of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedekar|
|Friday||April 18 Apr 18||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|Thursday||May 01 May 1||May Day||Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, West Bengal only|
|Tuesday||July 29 Jul 29||Idul Fitr||All states except Goa, Jharkhand|
|Friday||August 15 Aug 15||Independence Day|
|Saturday||September 06 Sep 6||First Onam||Kerala only. Harvest Festival|
|Sunday||September 07 Sep 7||Thiruvonam||Kerala only. Harvest Festival|
|Monday||September 08 Sep 8||Sree Narayana Guru Jayanti||Kerala only. Marks the birth of a key social reformer|
|Sunday||September 21 Sep 21||Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi||Kerala only. Marks the death of a key social reformer|
|Thursday||October 02 Oct 2||Mahatma Gandhi Birthday||Gandhi Jayanti|
|Friday||October 03 Oct 3||Dussehra||Vijaya Dashami|
|Sunday||October 05 Oct 5||Bakrid||Kerala. Date varies on Lunar cycle|
|Monday||October 06 Oct 6||Idul Juha||Bakrid.|
|Wednesday||October 22 Oct 22||Deepawali||Kerala, Tamil Nadu only.|
|Thursday||November 06 Nov 6||Guru Nanak Birthday||The Birthday of Guru Nanak Sahib, the founder of Sikhism, falls on full moon day of the month Kartik|
|National Holiday||Regional Holiday|
- Only the secular holidays of Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday are observed nationally.
- Public holidays in India tend to be observed on a strictly regional basis. The above dates are Government of India holidays, when government offices will be closed nationwide. In addition, there are numerous festivals and fairs which are also observed in some states as holidays, the dates of which change from year to year.
- Muslim festivals are timed according to local sightings of various phases of the moon and the dates given above are the latest known dates.
- Although not government official holidays, Christmas Day and New Year's Day are observed nationally.